1979 NHL Preliminary Round
New York Rangers defeat Los Angeles Kings 2-0

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Los Angeles Kings
W-L: 34-34-12, .500
SRS: 0.09 (9th of 17)
Goals: 292 (6th of 17)
Goals Against: 286 (10th of 17)
New York Rangers
W-L: 40-29-11, .569
SRS: 0.40 (6th of 17)
Goals: 316 (4th of 17)
Goals Against: 292 (13th of 17)
Game 1, April 10
Los Angeles Kings 1
New York Rangers 7  
Game 2, April 12
New York Rangers 2
Los Angeles Kings 1 OT

Los Angeles Kings Skaters Series Stats

Los Angeles Kings Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S%
14Syl AppsC312101-200100000333.3
11Charlie SimmerLW242101-3201000001010.0
16Marcel DionneC272011-500000010140.0
21Glenn GoldupRW252011-19000001020.0
7Mike MurphyRW282011-2000000100
4-23Randy HoltD26200004000000030.0
25Darryl EdestrandD332000-36000000010.0
19Butch GoringC29200000000000020.0
3Doug HalwardD231000012000000010.0
27Rick HamptonLW/D22200000000000040.0
26Mark HeaslipRW27200002000000010.0
22Steve JensenLW232000-10000000070.0
2Randy ManeryD30200006000000070.0
5Richard MulhernD231000-30000000010.0
6Robert PalmerD222000-52000000040.0
18Dave TaylorRW232000-42000000070.0
10Vic VenaskyC2720000000000000
17Tom WilliamsLW2710000000000000
9Murray WilsonLW271000-10000000010.0
Team Total235-30450200030682.9

Los Angeles Kings Goalies Series Stats

Los Angeles Kings Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
1Mario LessardG2420-2-097364.87700126:1163:06
Team Total0-2-097364.87700126:1163:06

New York Rangers Skaters Series Stats

New York Rangers Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S%
27Mike McEwenD222123100101110616.7
18Walt TkaczukC312123221000110425.0
12Don MaloneyLW20203337000030070.0
77Phil EspositoC362202242001000450.0
26Dave MaloneyD222202562000000633.3
4Ron GreschnerD242112100100100425.0
23Lucien DeBloisC212101020100000520.0
8Steve VickersLW272101101000000250.0
10Ron DuguayC/RW21201110000010020.0
15Anders HedbergRW27201110000001080.0
16Pat HickeyLW25201102000001030.0
25Mario MaroisD21201110000001040.0
14Don MurdochRW22201120000010050.0
24Pierre PlanteRW2720113200001000
5Carol VadnaisD33201144000010020.0
3Dave FarrishD22200016000000070.0
17Eddie JohnstoneRW24200024000000040.0
Team Total915243039630210507312.3

New York Rangers Goalies Series Stats

New York Rangers Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
30John DavidsonG2522-0-026866.97100126:1163:06
Team Total2-0-026866.97100126:1163:06
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1978-79 Regular Season Stats

Saturday, Nov 4, 1978
New York Rangers 7
Los Angeles Kings 3  
G 2 tied 2
A 2 tied 2
W J. Davidson · NYR  
Wednesday, Dec 13, 1978
Los Angeles Kings 7
New York Rangers 8  
G 4 tied 2
A M. Dionne · LAK 3
W W. Thomas · NYR  
Saturday, Feb 3, 1979
New York Rangers 2
Los Angeles Kings 4  
G 6 tied 1
A 2 tied 2
W M. Lessard · LAK  
Monday, Apr 2, 1979
Los Angeles Kings 4
New York Rangers 5  
G 2 tied 2
A 2 tied 2
W J. Davidson · NYR  

LAK Scoring Regular Season

LAK Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Marcel Dionne*27C80597113022304019074129136216.311.41.813.3
2Dave Taylor23RW78434891271243013043612023818.17.22.09.2
3Butch Goring29C80365187-20161913422624121716.66.30.66.9
4Charlie Simmer24LW382127481016138001611011218.83.80.94.7
5Mike Murphy28RW64162945-133811412207215010.72.10.62.7
6Robert Palmer22D7844145-1426121032811303.12.13.55.7
7Glenn Goldup25RW73152237-88912301202011712.81.00.91.9
8Syl Apps31C8073037-2629700124601285.50.10.40.6
9Randy Manery30D71827355646202151111166.91.84.36.1
10Steve Jensen23LW7223831-28572120471011420.21.20.31.5
11Murray Wilson27C58111526-71410102114010710.30.50.71.2
12Tom Williams27LW44101525-78730210508411.90.90.51.4
13Danny Grant32C351011215864016504721.31.00.71.6
14Rick Hampton22D493172002230001430704.30.72.73.5
15Bert Wilson29LW7391019-513890029107212.5-0.80.90.1
16Vic Venasky27C73413170840011210478.5-1.41.1-0.3
17Bob Murdoch32D32312150463001930634.80.71.82.5
18Mark Heaslip27RW694913-9454001900537.5-1.50.8-0.7
19Richard Mulhern23D362911-2232000810573.50.21.92.1
20Doug Halward23D27156-4130100140392.60.01.31.2
21Randy Holt26D36066-12020000600210.0-0.32.01.6
22Darryl Edestrand33D55145-8461000400621.6-0.72.61.9
23Brian Glennie32D1822422220012001118.20.11.11.2
24Nick Beverley31D703320000012020.00.10.50.6
25Mario Lessard24G490220800000285758:180.00.09.2
26Scott Garland26D6011-424000010010.0-0.10.10.0
27Ron Grahame28G340110600000193556:550.00.03.3
Team Total80292489781-831122211756343401406242012.136.633.882.8

LAK Goalies Regular Season

LAK Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Mario Lessard244923151014813681220.8923.11428579212.65
2Ron Grahame283411192136985849.8624.2201935118-20.33
Team Total34341228423532069.8793.5644792105

NYR Scoring Regular Season

NYR Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Phil Esposito*36C80423678-1372814072412021519.56.00.86.7
2Anders Hedberg27RW803345782033276052914221415.45.31.46.7
3Pat Hickey25LW80344175856268013110019317.65.11.06.2
4Ulf Nilsson28C59273966172117825281019628.14.81.15.8
5Ron Duguay21C79273663103524123279017815.23.71.14.8
6Mike McEwen22D80203858113513704241312049.84.34.08.3
7Ron Greschner24D6017365306698012312115311.14.12.56.6
8Steve Vickers27LW66133447-724940326808615.11.90.52.4
9Carol Vadnais33D778374514863411221231495.42.44.06.4
10Walt Tkaczuk31C77152742193811400241213910.81.21.32.6
11Don Murdoch22RW40152237-6611402157013311.32.40.22.6
12Pierre Plante27RW7062531103760011933847.10.01.01.0
13Mario Marois21D715263117153410017901154.31.24.05.2
14Dean Talafous25RW68131629629922313218315.70.40.91.3
15Lucien DeBlois21RW62111728-102611001125010610.40.50.30.8
16Dave Maloney22D7611172816151902116108313.31.44.15.5
17Don Maloney20LW2891726439630016103923.11.50.41.9
18Dave Farrish22D7111920-36110011810961.00.12.82.9
19Eddie Johnstone24RW30538-52750003001827.8-0.20.2-0.1
20Nick Fotiu26LW7135831903001410515.9-2.10.8-1.3
21Greg Polis28LW61121810001001010.00.00.10.1
22Dan Clark21D401116000010040.00.00.20.2
23Mike Korney25RW180114180000100200.0-0.70.3-0.4
24Frank Beaton25LW2000-1000000000-0.10.0-0.1
25Tim Bothwell23D1000-12000000020.00.00.00.0
26John Davidson25G3900001200000222757:060.00.05.9
27Andre Dore20D200000000000000.00.10.0
28Mike McDougal20RW100000000000000.00.00.0
29Doug Soetaert23G17000040000089852:500.00.02.0
30Wayne Thomas31G310000000000166653:440.00.04.1
31Dean Turner20D1000-10000000000.00.00.0
Team Total8031653985512612002337494039413114247112.843.132.988.0

NYR Goalies Regular Season

NYR Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1John Davidson2539201251311031900.8733.5302227108-9.93
2Wayne Thomas313115103101752651.8663.6411666114-12.69
3Doug Soetaert231757357434377.8693.810898112-6.03
Team Total40291128922171928.8703.6214791111
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